International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
Springer Netherlands, 1998 M02 18 - 364 pages
What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific? This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia. A treaties table at the end of the book includes most Asia Pacific countries, giving the reader a fuller picture of the environmental conventions.
In addition to providing an overall view of international environmental law, this examination includes an in-depth look at such subjects as:
The book concludes by assessing the interaction between international and regional environmental law and turning to an examination of future prospects for the Asia Pacific.
Through its thorough range of coverage, International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific provides an illustration of the current state of development of international environmental law within the region as well as the forces shaping further development of international and regional schemes for environmental governance. In doing so, the book promotes long-term ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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mental agreements and initiatives being developed by institutions such as the Commission on Sustainable Development . It is , therefore , a concept at the cutting edge of international environmental law . However , it is clear that ...
The IUCN has six Commissions : Environmental Law ; Ecosystem Management ; World Commission on Protected Areas ( formerly the Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas ) ; Species Survival ; Education and Communication ...
The Commonwealth did not immediately move to protect the area , but preferred to allow continued management by Tasmania.50 However , not long thereafter , it was announced that the Tasmanian HydroElectric Commission , an instrumentality ...
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